Sting slams Roode head first into the ringside barricade, before taking him around the ring, and slamming him into the barricade again, for the viewing pleasure of the fans on the other side of the ring. Roode tries to send Sting head first into the ring steps, but Sting blocks it and slams Roode's face into the ring steps.
Sting continues the assault, slamming Roode into the barricade again. Roode fights back, slamming Sting face first into the apron before positioning him against the ring post. Roode grabs a chair and swings, but Sting ducks. Sting grabs Roode and slams him into the barricade yet again, much to the delight of the crowd. Sting heads to the apron and leaps off with a double axe handle that sends Roode over the rail and out into the crowd.
Sting brings things back into the ring, but Roode catches him with a cheap shot. Roode pulls Sting over to the corner and wraps his leg around the corner ring post. Roode assaults the leg again, whipping it against the post. Roode heads back into the ring and stomps away at the knees of the Icon. Roode elbow drops Sting's knee, then does it again before simply wrenching away.